|Scientific Name:||Adenomera thomei|
|Species Authority:||(Almeida & Angulo, 2006)|
Leptodactylus thomei Almeida & Angulo, 2006
|Taxonomic Source(s):||Frost, D.R. 2013. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 5.6 (9 January 2013). Electronic Database. American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA. Available at: http://research.amnh.org/herpetology/amphibia/index.html.|
|Taxonomic Notes:||In the Leptodactylus marmoratus species group according to the original publication. Leptodactylus thomei can be differentiated from other similar species by its advertisement call, reproductive and morphological features (Almeida and Angulo, 2006).|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Ariadne Angulo and Simon Stuart|
Listed as Least Concern in view of its likely wide distribution, occurrence in an area where its habitats are not significantly threatened, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
|Range Description:||The species is known from the locality of Povoação, at sea level, municipality of Linhares, northern portion of the state of Espírito Santo, Brazil, although it is possible that it may also occur in Governador Lindemberg, Espírito Santo and in southern Bahia, Brazil (Almeida and Angulo, 2006). The species has recently been recorded and collected in Mimoso do Sul, southern Espírito Santo, extending its range by ca 300 km (A.P. Almeida, pers. comm. 2008).|
Native:Brazil (Espírito Santo)
|Upper elevation limit (metres):||100|
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|Population:||The species is common to abundant in the rainy season at the locality of Povoação.|
|Current Population Trend:||Stable|
|Habitat and Ecology:||Leptodactylus thomei is a leaf litter inhabitant of cacao plantations within alluvial forests. It breeds in temporary ponds, and its tadpoles need water to complete their ontogenetic development (Almeida and Angulo, 2002). Reproductive activity goes from August to March, coinciding with the rainy season in this area (Almeida and Angulo, 2006). Foam nests have been found to contain 27-29 tadpoles (Almeida and Angulo, 2002), a collected female released 32 eggs (Almeida and Angulo, 2006).|
|Major Threat(s):||No major threats are currently known for this species.|
|Conservation Actions:||No conservation measures are currently known for this species.|
Almeida, A.P., and Angulo, A. 2002. Adenomera aff. marmorata (NCN). Reproduction. Herpetological Review 33: 197-198.
Almeida, A.P., and Angulo, A. 2006. A new species of Leptodactylus (Anura: Leptodactylidae) from the state of Espírito Santo, Brazil, with remarks on the systematics of associated populations. Zootaxa 1334: 1-25.
|Citation:||Ariadne Angulo. 2008. Adenomera thomei. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T136182A4256197. . Downloaded on 29 June 2016.|
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